Visitors thrilled to get splashed at Ocean Park

Ocean Park's Water World was packed with visitors on its official opening day Tuesday, with the theme park's chairman Lau Ming-wai expressing optimism that this would mark the first step to rejuvenate the cash-strapped attraction. The 55,000 square metre new facility featuring water slides and wave pools is capping the...

Ocean Park’s Water World to open on September 21

Ocean Park on Monday announced that its all-weather Water World will open its doors on September 21, and urged visitors to put on a mask whenever they leave the water and move around within the facility. "What we are asking guests to do is come with a reusable mask," said...

WHO targets ‘zero viral hepatitis’ in Europe by 2030

This photo taken on March 5, 2021 shows the flag of the World Health Organization (WHO) at the agency's headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland. (FABRICE COFFRINI / AFP) COPENHAGEN - Viral hepatitis can be eliminated as a public health threat in the European region by 2030, if European leaders "act now",...

WTO’s holiday from vaccine equity talks draws calls for action

Vials of COVID-19 vaccine, produced by Pfizer Inc and BioNTech SE, in cold storage at the COVID-19 vaccination center inside France's national velodrome in the Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines district of Paris, France, March 24, 2021. (PHOTO / BLOOMBERG) An urgent global effort to rebalance the inequity between rich, vaccinated nations and poor...